Jan 24, 2013 7:00am EST
. >> it's a stressful environment. we're trying to keep them as comfortable as we can. >> reporter: outside pittsburgh, when a water main broke in the middle of the night, single digit temperatures turned gushing water into a sheet of ice. subzero temps aren't all bad if you like ice boating. skimming across the ice at speeds up to 60 miles an hour in what looks like a mini kayak with a sail. for those who have to work outside -- >> as long as i bundle up really like double bundle, i'm good. i have a lot of clothes on. >> reporter: maybe the best way to get by is thinking hot. >> key largo is a great place this time of year. >> reporter: and the forecast high there today, 77 degrees. now, by contrast, in gaithersburg, maryland, yesterday dangerous for a cell phone worker who was up on a tower about 200 feet high when all of a sudden his hands went numb, his legs cramped up and a co-worker had to climb up to rescue him. he was treated at the hospital for hypothermia, but he'll be okay, so be careful out there. soledad. >> my goodness. susan candiotti for us, thanks, susan, for that.
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
between that and driving? >> sure. well, you know, we all -- a lot of us work in office environments, and he talks about mondays. today's a monday morning. it's raining here in virginia this morning. that sort of drudgery sometimes of going through the office. this character in the spot named dave has a different kind of take on life, and the transformative moment is the fact that he drives a vw. and when he exposes other people to that experience, it changes their disposition too. so that's really the turning point, if you will, in the spot. >> the ad cost $7.6 million to run it on super bowl sunday. it will be interesting. you have a question? >> i want to be a one person jamaican focus group here. i was born in jamaica. i was wondering, did you test it with any actual jamaicans? although i love you using jimmy cliff, a famous jamaican performer, the jamaican accent had a jar jar binks attitude. and anyone who saw "cool runnings" understands that. >> we talked to several jamaicans, and we had a speech coach to make sure it was authent authentic. we collaborated with jimmy on the spot. w